Average Salary for University of Maryland (UMD) Employees

Operating out of College Park, Md., University of Maryland (UMD) employs talent in positions ranging from Academic Advisor to Senior Graphic Designer. University of Maryland (UMD) employees bring home $53K annually on average. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at University of Maryland (UMD), but your role at the company and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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1132 Regents Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740


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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $45K per year. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $52K annually. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $62K per year.


Creative Directors earn the highest median pay at around $75K annually, followed by Librarians ($71K), Postdoctoral Research Associates ($56K), and Senior Graphic Designers (around $55K). Near the bottom at University of Maryland (UMD) are Admissions Counselors, pulling in an average of just $39K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $62K per year) can be spotted in Rockville, Md.; the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md. (approximately $58K), Washington, DC ($57K), and Clinton, Md. ($53K) are the next top-paying cities. Annapolis, Md. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $50K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in District of Columbia, where the average University of Maryland (UMD) employee makes $60K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $74K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ServSafe Food Handler is rewarded with median pay of $46K annually. University of Maryland (UMD) workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management (HRM) are also well compensated, earning around $85K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Financial Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $74K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among University of Maryland (UMD) workers, with about a seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Graphic Design as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, University of Maryland (UMD) has room for improvement — only 35 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. University of Maryland (UMD) workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. For most employees, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. University of Maryland (UMD) folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

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